Sunday Song — By Grace Alone (Out of the Depths)

I love this new melody to Martin Luther’s classic words based on Psalm 130. It’s by Reformed Praise and you can find a sample to listen to here.

Here are the words:

Out of the depths I cry to You,
Lord, hear my voice of pleading;
Bend down Your gracious ear, I pray,
Your humble servant heeding.
If You remember each misdeed,
And of each thought and word take heed,
Who can remain before You?
Only by grace, by grace alone.

Your pardon is a gift of love,
Your grace alone must save us,
Our works will not remove our guilt,
The strictest life would fail us.
Let none in deeds or merits boast,
But let us own the Holy Ghost
for He alone can change us:
Only by grace, by grace alone.

Though great our sins and sore our woes
His grace much more aboundeth;
His helping love no limit knows,
Our utmost need it soundeth.
Our kind and faithful Shepherd He,
Who will set all His people free
From all their sin and sorrow:
Only by grace, by grace alone.

copyright 2002 Reformed Praise

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One thought on “Sunday Song — By Grace Alone (Out of the Depths)

  1. Pingback: Sunday Song List — April 7, 2013 | pianosharon

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